Mood stabilizers are the standard treatment for bipolar. There are many options for mood stabiliziers; some work from the bottom up and others from the top down. Perhaps you just haven't found one that works well for you.
azalea82 was right on the mark.Some meds get under the symptoms and others work to bring you to a more confort zone.Get use to the terms you will hear them a lot.I hope you have a good doctor and not a general practioner.Bi-Polar is complex to say the least.Feel free to go to my sight if you have more personal questions.Be Blessed
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.